Nov 27, 2012 5:00am PST
fingerprints. >> in the end, tips and a $100,000 reward led to his capture. >>> president barack obama is increasing pills our to extend middle-class tax cuts and extend tax cuts for wealthier americans. here is a look at whether we are any closer to seeing a deal. >> president barack obama called congressional leaders over the weekend since he had not met with them and we are just 35 dc-madam days from spending cuts that kick in as part of the fiscal cliff but there is no deal. both sides seem to repeat with democrats echoing the president's demand for tax increases on the wealthy. >> he has promised he will not sign any bill that mortgages our future for the went quest 2% -- wealthiest 2% of americans. >> no tax increase for those who will not materialize later. >> reporter: but some are indicating they might be okay for some tacks increasing. allison burns, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> and a new study had substantially higher rates of breast cancer compared to the rest of the state. those include contra costa and the northern most part of alameda, san mateo and santa clara. brea
Nov 30, 2012 6:00am PST
president obama to intervene. a ten-day lockout at west coast ports back in 2002 cost the nations economy about $1 billion a day. union say their jobs are being outsourced to other countries. some cargo ships will divert to other ports including oakland. >>> same sex couples in california are eagerly awaiting news from the united states supreme court that could come as early as today. ktvu alison burns is in our washington, d.c. newsroom with what the justices will be deciding. >> reporter: the justices will meet behind closed doors to decide whether they will take up several challenges to gay marriage laws. including california ease ban on same sex marriage proposition 8. supporters are hoping the court will let a lower court decision stand that ruled prop 8 unconstitutional. san francisco city attorney tells us if that happens couples could marry almost immediately. >> atake a great deal of pride on behalf of -- i take a great deal of pride on behalf of this office. we look forward to a court ruling that would make whatever happens that would expedite the process of instituting marriage
Nov 24, 2012 7:00am PST
to the white house by horse drawn carriage yesterday. and first lady michelle obama, there she is with her two daughters, maliyah, sasha, and the family dog, bo, all on hand to check it out. mrs. obama called the tree perfect. it is a 19-foot tall frasier fir from a tree firm in north carolina. >>> the san francisco fire department sponsors a toys for tots drive at lefty's, and the bar manager says it's easy to donate. >> there's plenty of parking in union square garages. come by, get a drink and a sandwich, drop off a toy. >> lefty's is hoping that this year's donations will top the 10,000 toys collected just last year. >>> well, it's a kidnapping and rescue that struck the hearts of many people nationwide. and now, elizabeth smart is getting ready to share her story. >> we can impact and it felt like the building, the roof was going cave in on us. >> plus, a major explosion in massachusetts. what happened just moments before a strip club went up in flames. have a good night. here you go. you, too. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh?
Nov 23, 2012 7:00am PST
to assassinate president obama led to one florida police detectives resignation. sam kovisto reportedly told his colleagues colleagues if an order came down to kill the president, he wouldn't mind being the guy. he said his comments have been blown out of proportion but he had planned to retire in five months anyway. >>> lobbyists are reaching out to lawmakers to protect their interests in the fiscal cliff negotiations. advocates, ask for the defense are fighting spending cuts and companies that make medical devices are trying to stop new taxes from going into effect on their products due to the new health care law. a package of tax increases and spending cuts known as the fiscal cliff will take effect in january unless congress can balance the budget. >>> time now, 7:49. police near seattle say a drunk driver ran over two holiday p shoppers last night at the a wal-mart. one o -- one of those victims was pinned beneath the suv. her injuries so severe she was air lifted to a trauma center. the driver a 71-year-old person was arrested on charges of vehicular assault. police say they did smell alco